Cable & Telecom

Rogers expanding wireless network along B.C.’s Highway 4

VICTORIA — Rogers Communications announced yesterday it is expanding its wireless network along Highway 4 in British Columbia. Fully funded by Rogers, the project includes construction of six new cellular towers and upgrades to two existing towers along the route between Port Alberni and Tofino, which “will improve cellular coverage for workers, travellers, and residents of several Vancouver Island communities,” reads a Rogers press release. “We are proud to continue to invest and build in B.C., constructing highway connectivity projects and building critically needed networks to bridge the digital divide,” said Jorge Fernandes, chief technology officer at Rogers Communications, in...